Early Career Forum

Program: Pre-Conference Events
Friday, June 14, 2013: 7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Moscone Center

Registration is Required for this session:
Registration Fee: $125 Advance registration is required. The application period for travel awards to attend the workshop is now closed. Workshop registration and meeting registration will be waived for travel award recipients.

The Early Career Forum is an opportunity for select postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, medical students, and graduate students to interact with their peers and be inspired by recognized experts in the endocrine community.

The Endocrine Society provides this popular day of programming tailored to basic science and clinical students and fellows. The program includes plenary lectures on translational endocrine research and two concurrent tracks of educational sessions.

Highlights of the program include advice on career choices from some of endocrinology’s most successful scientists and clinicians, as well as their perspectives on striking a healthy balance between career and personal life.

7:30 – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 AM - Room 134
Welcome and Overview

8:15 – 8:55 AM - Room 134
Plenary Lecture: Bench to Bedside and Back Again

9:00 – 9:55 AM
Careers Symposium

  • Room 134 - Clinical: How Did I Get Here? A Personal Journey
  • Room 121 - Basic Science: Career Choices — What Are Your Options?

9:55 – 10:05 AM
Break

10:05 – 11:00 AM

CLINICAL CAREERS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Room 121 - Session A: Careers in Industry
  • Room 110 - Session B: Careers in Clinical Investigation
  • Room 111 - Session C: Careers in Clinical Teaching
  • Room 134 - Session D: Careers in Private Practice

BASIC SCIENCE CAREERS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Room 112 - Session E: Alternative Careers in Endocrinology: Industry, Administration, and Others
  • Room 113 - Session F: Research and Teaching at a Liberal Arts College
  • Room 114 - Session G: Careers in Government and Science Policy

11:00 – 11:05 AM
Break

11:05 AM – 12:00 PM
Basic Science Careers Breakout Sessions (Repeat)

JOINT SESSIONS

12:00 – 1:30 PM - Room 135
Lunch and Career-Life Balance Discussion Groups

1:30 – 2:10 PM - Room 134
Plenary Lecture: Landmarks in Endocrinology

2:10 – 2:40 PM - Room 134
The Endocrine Society Ambassador Exchange Program

2:40 – 2:45 PM
Break

2:45 – 3:40 PM

CLINICAL SKILLS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Room 110 - Session A: Tips and Tools for Planning the Next Steps: CV, Job Search, Elevator Speech, etc.
  • Room 111 - Session B: Developing Clinical Teaching Skills
  • Room 121 - Session C: Negotiations in Clinical Research and Private Practice
  • Room 134 - Session G: Tips for Getting Your Work Published

BASIC SCIENCE SKILLS BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Room 112 - Session D: Tips and Tools for Planning the Next Steps
  • Room 113 - Session E: Transitioning from PhD to Postdoc and Beyond
  • Room 114 - Session F: Funding Opportunities, National and International Early Career Professionals
  • Room 134 - Session G: Tips for Getting Your Work Published

3:40 – 3:45 PM
Break

3:45 – 4:40 PM
Breakout Sessions Repeat

4:40 – 4:50 PM
Break

4:50 – 5:30 PM
Topics in Career Development

  • Room 121 - Session A: Opportunities for Education and Service*
  • Room 134 - Session B: Health Care Reform in the US
  • Room 111 - Session C: Tools for International Basic Science Students and Fellows
  • Room 110 - Session D: Tools for International Clinical Students and Fellows

5:35 – 5:50 PM - Room 134
ENDO A to Z: How to Get the Most Learning Possible from Attending the Annual Meeting

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